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MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:30am EDT
opportunity to introduce to you the next president of the united states, governor mitt romney! >> last night romney who spent long hours preparing for tomorrow's debate said the stakes are greater than simply crowning a winner of the debate. >> people want to know who's going to win? who's going to score the punches and who's going to make the biggest difference and the arguments they make, and there's going to be all the scoring of winning and losing. you know, in my view, it's not so much winning and losing or even the people themselves, the president and myself. it's about something bigger than that. these debates are an opportunity for each of us to describe the pathway forward for america that we would choose. >> the president meanwhile spent most of the day yesterday preparing for the debate. at his nevada campaign headquarters. taking a break to deliver pizza to one of the local campaign offices. he then started working the phones to thank volunteers. >> that was very nice, you know. you know, although basically they're keeping me indoors all the time. it's a drag. they're making me d
MSNBC
Oct 23, 2012 2:30am PDT
and its nuclear program, governor romney agreed the united states should focus on crippling sanctions and consider military action only as a last resort. >> we need to increase pressure time and time again on iran because anything other than a solution to this which says -- which stops this nuclear folly of theirs is unacceptable to america. of course a military action is the last resort. it's something one would only -- only consider if all of the other avenues had been tried to their full extent. >> i'm glad governor romney agrees with the steps we're taking. there have been times, governor, frankly during the course of this campaign where it sounded like you thought that you'd do the same thing as we did, but you'd say them louder and somehow that would make a difference. it turns out the work involved in setting up these crippling sanctions is painstaking. it's meticulous. >> when asked at the debate, president obama shot down the "new york times" report over the weekend that said the obama administration agreed on bilateral talks with iran. in ohio it was no surprise th
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 2:30am PDT
the leaders of iran on notice that the united states and our friends and allies will prevent them from acquiring nuclear weapons capability. i'll not hesitate to impose new sanctions on iran and will tighten the sanctions we currently have. i'll restore the permanent presence of air cast carrier task forces in the eastern mediterranean and the gulf. i'll work with israel to increase our military assistance and coordination for the sake of peace we must make clear to iran through actions, not just words, that their nuclear pursuit will not be tolerated. >> despite his criticism that president obama has not slowed iran's nuclear ambition, mr. romney's plan isn't a lot different from that of the presidents. you can see here. the current administration has increased sanctions along with the western rorld and vowed to prevent iran from getting atomic weapons. there are also a few differences between the candidates when it comes to cooperation with israel. and the drawdown of u.s. forces from afghanistan. on the middle east peace process, romney sounded decidedly more optimistic than he
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 2:30am PDT
in the united states. and posted to youtube. but officials at the state department say that was never their conclusion adding there was no protest at all. in fact, diplomats first realized they were under at being a when they heard exploegs and saw armed men entering their compound. a quick response team was dispatched with 60 libyan militia men to try to stop the assault, but they were too late. by then the attackers already had set fire to the building where ambassador chris stevens was hiding. that account directly conflicts the description of the attack provided on "meet the press" by u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice. this was on september 16th, five days after the attack. >> putting together the best information that we have available to us today, our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi was in fact initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo. almost a copy cat of the demonstrations against our facility in cairo which were prompted of course by the video. what we think then transpired in benghazi is that opportuni
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 2:30am PDT
sincesi debate stage. he hasn't had a face-to-face since he's been president of the united states. is this what we saw four years ago or did he have a bad night? >> i think he had a bad night. it took his staff ten minutes to get to the spin room to talk about the result. they were trying to figure out how do we? should we be candid? stylistically, it wasn't a great night for him. he wasn't crisp in his responses. he had a more difficult time than mitt romney defending and describing his policies. if you want to give, you know, give the president his due, you have to step back and understand mitt romney has spent two months every night rehearsing every answer for this very moment. he practiced hours and hours and hours. did multiple, literally double digit rehearsals to be able to practice f ts moment. the president has to be the president and a candidate. he didn't have as much prep time. he has tremendous self-confidence. some think he had too much. he thought he could walk on, play it safe and it backfired. >> we'll see what happens from here. that's what matters. we'll talk to you
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:30am EDT
out from the united states capital building in washington. let's get a check of the weather with bill karins. >> from d.c. and areas of new england, a few spots of fog. not like yesterday morning. the worst weather in the country, a snowstorm on october 4th in areas of north dakota and passing in northwestern sections of minnesota. areas of grand forks and fargo could get six inches of snow. it's significant. many of those places probably have school cancellations and delays. warm on the east east. 73 in d.c. look at the cold air in denver, 37 this morning. it will make its way to the east coast sunday. the forecast for today, on and off showers and thunderstorms for new england. wet weather today. anywhere from new york city northwards will see the worst of it. beautiful from dallas to new orleans. everyone enjoy the warmth while it lasts. willie, we are looking at areas, even d.c., today, mid-80s, by sunday, a chance of rain and upper 50s. >> really? >> yeah. big changes on the way for the weekend. >> fall is here? >> tomorrow could be 80 to 85 and sunny. >> all right. thanks s
MSNBC
Oct 26, 2012 2:30am PDT
own race that you're proud of being president of the united states, i applaud colin for standing with him. >> later, the former governor tried to walk back those remarks reading, quote, colin paul is a friend and i respect the endorsement decision he made and i do not doubt it was based on anything but his support of the president's policies. >> okay. good morning, america. >>> still ahead on "way too early," a rough start for the tigers. mike barnacle, detroit is now down two games to nothing to the giants. full highlights from last night's game. that's coming up next. >>> also looking at an east coast storm that's coming to the northeast. and we're all bracing for a direct hit from hurricane sandy. bill karins will give us his latest guess on where the path is going to be for the storm. and wherever bill tells you the storm is going to be, he's going to be off. so you're hoping it's coming through your hometown. if it is, don't worry about it. >> we'll be right back. my insurance rates are probably gonna double. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with acciden
MSNBC
Oct 12, 2012 5:30am EDT
in sports. >>> the real debate was in southern california. a couple sitting united states congressmen who hate each other going nose-to-nose. that and a check on the weather when we come back. >>> eyewitnesses say two men snapped to attention, then the blast. an enormous explosion that tears a gash in the side of the ship. sea water rushes through the 20 x 40 foot hole. the crew fights desperately to save the ship. whoa, look at all those toys. insuring that stuff must be a pain. nah, he's probably got... [ dennis' voice ] allstate. they can bundle all your policies together. lot of paperwork. actually... [ dennis' voice ] an allstate agent can help do the switching and paperwork for you. well, it probably costs a lot. [ dennis' voice ] allstate can save you up to 30% more when you bundle. well, his dog's stupid. [ dennis' voice ] poodles are one of the world's smartest breeds. ♪ bundle and save with an allstate agent. are you in good hands? >>> 5:44 in the morning. a live picture in the darkness of the plaza here outside our building. let's get a check on the weather from bill kari
MSNBC
Oct 16, 2012 2:30am PDT
reached out to voters on the eve of debate. ann romney in pennsylvania, the first lady of the united states spoke to supporters in ohio. >> i know no debate is ever the same. it will be fun to watch be maybe more fun for you than for me. but one thing i know for sure, mitt's prepared. mitt's confident. mitt's got a good presence about him and mitt's running because he believes in america. >> this morning, let me tell you what i did. i cast my ballot early for barack obama. yes! today. it felt so good. right now my absentee ballot is on its way to my hometown, chicago, illinois, and that means we are one vote closer to re-electing my husband and moving this country forward for four more years. >>> joining us now, nbc/"time" magazine political analyst, mark halperin. he's also the author of the book "game change." . let's talk first about strategy tonight. president obama of course criticized for being sleepy in the first debate. we don't know if he was trying a rope-a-dope strategy tonight. what is it tonight? >> here's what he has to do. there's speculation about what the president n
MSNBC
Oct 17, 2012 5:30am EDT
from the video posted on youtube here in the united states. and while the president in the first debate notably made no mention of mr. romney's 47% comment, last night the president found an opening. >> i think the president's campaign has tried to characterize me as sbon who is very different than who i am. i care about 100% of the american people. i want 100% of the american people to have a bright and prosperous future. i care about our kids. i understand what it takes to make a bright and prosperous future again. i spent my life in the private sector, not in government. i'm a guy who wants to help with the experience that i have the american people. >> i believe governor romney is a good man. loves his family, cares about his faith. but i also believe that when he said behind closed doors that 47% of the country consider themselves victims who refuse personal responsibility in think about who he was talking about. >> and with us now, mark halperin, co-author of the book game change. he's up early with us and this morning we'll stand a little closer than we did yesterday, make it a m
MSNBC
Oct 22, 2012 2:30am PDT
that the united states and tehran have agreed in principle to engage in one on one negotiations over iran's programs. they cite anonymous sources within the administration says the talks would take place after the presidential elections. the white house says that report is not true. >>> yesterday on "meet the press" mitt romney's sparring partner and debate prep rob portman said that's another example of a national security breech within the obama administration. >> another example of a national security leak from the white house. the other thing that's interesting about this story if it's accurate is it sounds like the u.s. is taking a position that we're likely to jettison our allies. the last thing we want to do is abandon our allies and make it a one-on-one negotiation. some of the allies have been more forward leaning than we have been to make sure the sanctions are tough and put in place. >> owe bomb me's campaign senior advisor, david axlerod, had a different view of the situation in iraq. >> there's a tremendous disquiet in iran. their currency has dropped in value by 50%. th
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 2:30am PDT
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MSNBC
Oct 25, 2012 5:30am EDT
militant group in question those e-mails has since denied any attack in the attack. >>> the united states is suing bank of america for fraud, accusing them of toxic loans. the loans originally made by countrywide had defect rates of 40%. according to the department of justice that didn't stop the company, now owned by bank of america, for selling the bad mortgages to fannie mae and freddie mac. >>> let's get a look at the markets. cnbc's julia chatterly is live this morning in london. fill us in on this. >> thanks very much, willie. as you said, we're talking about mortgage loans that were originated by countrywide, the mortgage broker bank of america bought back in 2008. they ultimately ended up default pentagon. th it refers to loans sold to fannie mae and sfem ffreddie ma. we're talking about direct losses to taxpayers. accused under a process allegedly called "hssl," high speed swim lane. they never moved backwards reducing loan criteria and cutting out some steps that allowed them to get mortgage loans originated far more quickly. bank of america refute the claim they failed t
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 2:30am PDT
one here in the united states in order to make way for the one in china. for the first time in 40 years iowa's largest new hampshire endorsing a republican. they cited his flesh economic vision. although they supported president obama in 2008, they're saying romney is more likely to work across the aisle. the paper asked which candidates could forge the compromise. when it's asked like that, mitt romney is the one they believe. romney has made rebuilding the economy his number one campaign priority and rightly so. that's from the des moines register. obama deputy campaign manager stephanie cutter dismissed the endorsement yesterday morning. >>> it was a little surprising to read that editorial because it didn't seem to be based at all in reality. not just in the president's record but in mitt romney's record. it says he'd reach across the aisle which he'd do the exact opposition. over the course of running for president over this last six years he's never once stood up to the far extreme right wing. >> in an editorial last week the paper publicly chided the white house for insisti
MSNBC
Oct 24, 2012 2:30am PDT
united states capital. let's get a check on the weather from bill karins. there's something swirling behind you there, my man. >> that's sandy. sandy heading for jamaica. what could be sandy and what's left of it, willie, five to six days from now could be somewhere off the east coast heading for new england. this definitely has our attention. this could end up being possibly one of the worst storms of the season going all the way up the east coast. here's what we're dealing with now. jamaica's first. it will get hit by a hurricane during the day. sandy is a strong tropical storm. the storm will cross cuba and head northward. there are tropical storm watches up for south florida right now. it looks like a glancing blow for you. definitely on friday, high waves and gusty winds. then the storm, it will be somewhere between the outer banks and bermuda. it will transition into a nor'easter storm. it gets colder the further north you go this time of year. this is where all the questions are, what is going to happen with this storm? could it turn into a super nor'easter on steroids? that's
MSNBC
Oct 15, 2012 5:30am EDT
country and great optimism for the continuing vital role of the united states senate and the governance of our democracy. >> reporter: arlen specter was 82. >>> president obama released a statement honoring the late senator for "never putting party or ideology ahead of the people he was chosen to serve." >>> still ahead this morning on "way too early," an umpire admits he made a terrible call in the yankee game last night. but that umpire is not the one swinging the bats for the suddenly hapless bombers. >>> and the day in the nfl all ahead in sports. >>> and the man who free fell from outer space for nearly 120,000 feet and broke the sound barrier before deploying that chute and falling safely to earth. his incredible story, and a check on weather when "way too early" comes right back. ♪ >> a balloon, shaped like a flying saucer drifting high over the skies of colorado at the mercy of the wind. >> this thing is motoring along. >> disrupting the airspace was bad enough, but authorities were told on board that contraption was a 6-year-old boy. [ male announcer ] sheets or ba
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 2:30am PDT
had no involvement with the release. paul ryan speaking about a moral tipping point in united states, six months before romney's 47% remark. >> before too long we could become a society we were never, ever intended to be. we could become a society where the net majority of americans are takers, not makers. today 70% of americans get more benefit from the federal government in dollar value than they pay back in taxes. you could argue that we're already past that tipping point. the good news is, survey after survey, poll after poll, still shows that we are a center right 70/0 country. 70% of americans want the american dream. they believe the american idea. only 30%en watt their welfare state. what that tells us is at least half of those people currently in that category are there not of their wish or their will. >> ryan's comment were part of the keynote address at a gala dinner hosted by the american spectator. that was in november 201, ten months ago, well before he was considered to be a vice presidential running mate. >>> a pennsylvania judge will let voters go to the polls without pho
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 2:30am PDT
press" newt gingrich and robert gibbs offered their insight. >> the president of the united states had 90 minutes. now if he had done his homework, if he had actually prepared, if he had actually studied romney, why didn't he say it? why didn't he take romney head on. the charges of the tax cuts are wrong. virtually every analyst has said, even your deputy campaign manager said -- >> no, no, no. >> it's on. for getting that for a second. the job of the president is supposed to be to be competent and to be able to stand up for what he believes in and to be able to articulate what's wrong. mitt romney walked over him. >> it's not rocket science to believe that the president was disappointed in the expectations that he has for himself but, look, i think part of that was because, as i've said earlier, we met a new mitt romney. we met a mitt romney that wanted to walk away from the central theory of his economic plan, which is his tax cut. i don't have a tax cut that's 4.8 trillion or $5 trillion. i'm not going to cut taxes on the rich. i don't have a medicare voucher program. i love teache
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 5:30am EDT
the help that's necessary. >> the president of the united states pledging quick relief for the millions of victims of hurricane sandy and the northeast will need a lot of that help and soon. the historic storm carved a trail of destruction whose magnitude was stunning as the sun came up on stus. sandy now as you can see in this radar moving up toward canada. this morning the associated press reports the storm has killed at least 50 people. there are more than 8.2 million households still without power across 17 states and many of those outages could well last beyond election day. when damage to property and the economy, the total impact expected to reach a staggering $50 billion. at this hour, another flooding crisis straight across the river here in manhattan in hoboken, noounlg, where the national guard arrived late last night to help evacuate residents. the storm surge from sandy covered most of the southern part of that town with water trapping residents in their homes and leaving most without power. hoboken's mayor spoke last night on the massive extent of the damage. >> w
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 5:30am EDT
the death toll from hurricane sandy at this moment at 16 here in the united states. fatalities spanning from north carolina up to connecticut. according to the national hurricane center, the deadliest category 1 hurricane on record is hurricane diane, which claimed 184 lives when it made land fall in north carolina and made its way to southern new england in august of 1955. let's get another check on sandy now from bill karins. >> i think it's safe to say none of us will ever forget this storm and we'll remember it and have our stories on how we made it through it. our memory will be down at the battery as that tide was coming in last night. we were down there all afternoon. it doesn't look that bad. maybe predictions won't be as bad as expected. all of a sudden, the water came up. at the same time, the skies cleared a little bit. and then on other side of the bay towards staten island, towards liberty island and jersey we saw the flashes in the air. that was the transformers blowing. i could literally see staten island going dark. i could see areas of jersey going dark. it was
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